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Sam Thompson Sam Thompson
Full name: Samuel Luther Thompson
Born: March 5, 1860, Danville, Indiana
Died November 7, 1922, Detroit, Michigan
Buried at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan
First Game: July 2, 1885; Final Game: September 10, 1906
Bat: Left Throw: Left Height: 6' 2" Weight: 207
Selected to the Hall of Fame in 1974
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Batting RecordBatting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB   SO HBP  SH   SB   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year Team
1885 DET N                63   254   58   77  11   9   7   44   16   22               .303  .344  .500   2.3 1885 DET N
1886 DET N               122   503  101  156  18  13   8   89   35   31           13  .310  .355  .445   2.5 1886 DET N
1887 DET N               127   545  118  203  29  23  11  166   32   19   9       22  .372  .416  .571   4.2 1887 DET N
1888 DET N                56   238   51   67  10   8   6   40   23   10   3        5  .282  .352  .466   0.7 1888 DET N
1889 PHI N               128   533  103  158  36   4  20  111   36   22   6       24  .296  .348  .492   0.2 1889 PHI N
1890 PHI N               132   549  116  172  41   9   4  102   42   29   8       25  .313  .371  .443   1.9 1890 PHI N
1891 PHI N               133   554  108  163  23  10   7   90   52   20   8       29  .294  .363  .410   2.8 1891 PHI N
1892 PHI N               153   609  109  186  28  11   9  104   59   19  11       28  .305  .377  .432   2.5 1892 PHI N
1893 PHI N               131   600  130  222  37  13  11  126   50   17   6       18  .370  .424  .530   2.1 1893 PHI N
1894 PHI N                99   437  108  178  29  27  13  141   40   13   1   8   24  .407  .458  .686   3.6 1894 PHI N
1895 PHI N               119   538  131  211  45  21  18  165   31   11   5   2   27  .392  .430  .654   5.0 1895 PHI N
1896 PHI N               119   517  103  154  28   7  12  100   28   13   6   3   12  .298  .341  .449   1.3 1896 PHI N
1897 PHI N                 3    13    2    3   0   1   0    3    1        0   0    0  .231  .286  .385  -0.1 1897 PHI N
1898 PHI N                14    63   14   22   5   3   1   15    4        0   0    2  .349  .388  .571   0.7 1898 PHI N
1906 DET A                 8    31    4    7   0   1   0    3    1        0   0    0  .226  .250  .290  -0.2 1906 DET A
Total NL                1399  5953 1252 1972 340 159 127 1296  449  226i 63i 13i 229i .331  .384  .506  29.7 Total NL        
Total AL                   8    31    4    7   0   1   0    3    1        0   0    0  .226  .250  .290  -0.2 Total AL        
Total                   1407  5984 1256 1979 340 160 127 1299  450  226i 63i 13i 229i .331  .384  .505  29.5 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB   SO HBP  SH   SB   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year Team
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Fielding RecordFielding Record
Year Team        POS    G    PO    A  ERR   DP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1885 DET N        OF   63    84   24   14    0  .885     0    0   63 
1885 DET N        3B    1     2    0    0    0 1.000
1886 DET N        OF  122   194   29   13   11  .945     0    0  122 
1887 DET N        OF  127   217   24   24    7  .909     0    0  127 
1888 DET N        OF   56    86    4   12    0  .882     0    0   56 
1889 PHI N        OF  128   173   19   21    7  .901     0    0  128 
1890 PHI N        OF  132   170   29   13    5  .939     0    0  132 
1891 PHI N        OF  133   234   32   18    6  .937     0    2  131 
1892 PHI N        OF  153   223   28   17    7  .937     3    0  150 
1893 PHI N        OF  131   171   17   14    3  .931     0    0  131 
1893 PHI N        1B    1     7    0    1    0  .875
1894 PHI N        OF   99   159   12    4    2  .977     0    0   99 
1895 PHI N        OF  118   186   31   13    2  .943     0    0  118 
1896 PHI N        OF  119   231   28    7   11  .974     0    0  119 
1897 PHI N        OF    3     4    1    1    0  .833     0    0    3 
1898 PHI N        OF   14    19    5    0    0 1.000     0    0   14 
1906 DET A        OF    8    14    0    0    0 1.000     0    0    8 
Total             OF 1406  2165  283  171   61  .935     3    2 1401 
Total             3B    1     2    0    0    0 1.000
Total             1B    1     7    0    1    0  .875
Year Team        POS    G    PO    A  ERR   DP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G

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Sold by Detroit Wolverines to Philadelphia Phillies for $5000 (October 16, 1888).


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